Notice of Additional Public Hearing in the City of Charlotte, NC and Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Introduction of F/A-18 E/F (Super Hornet) Aircraft to the East Coast of the United States (Construction and Operation of an Outlying Landing Field)
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 [42 U.S.C. sections 4321-4345] and its implementing regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), the Department of the Navy prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Draft SEIS on February 16, 2007. A notice of public hearing dates and locations was published in the Federal Register, 72 FR 8151, on February 23, 2007, and a Notice of Availability of the Draft SEIS was published in the Federal Register, 72 FR 8155, on February 23, 2007. On March 19, 2007, the Secretary of the Navy was requested to hold an additional public hearing in the City of Charlotte, North Carolina.